Atlantic City casinos post $427M revenue in August, up 31% versus 2020

tlantic City casinos and racetrack sports betting outlets took in 31% more in August than in the same month 2020. Total Gaming Revenue for the month was $426.7 million, up from $326.3 million in 2020, while casino win was $262.4 million. Internet gaming win was up by 29.0%, sports wagering gross revenue was increased by $52.5 million and internet gaming revenue increased 29%.

The industry's total gaming revenue was $2.99 billion in the year-to-date period. This is an 84.8% increase compared to $1.62 billion from 2020. The increase is due to the fact that Atlantic City casinos closed in March 2020 and reopened on July 2020 under operating restrictions. Hard Rock saw the largest increase in in-person casino winnings in Atlantic city, almost $13 million. The market was down 8.4% from pre-pandemic August 2019.

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